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World Cup lesson from doccie about losing soccer team

A new film shows how an unlikely group, including football's first transgender player, has reminded the world of the true value of football.

Wake up and smell it

Americans are waking up to smell the coffee. Turns out it's tea.The Tea Party was transformed from a potentially forgettable protest movement into an...

State of emergency in storm-hit Cook Islands

A state of emergency has been declared in part of the Cook Islands after Cyclone Percy slammed into the region leaving only 10 houses intact in an area home to more than 600 people, authorities said on Tuesday. A spokesperson said all houses on Nassau were "severely damaged or destroyed".

Fears of ‘super-cyclone’ hitting island states

Samoa appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Olaf on Wednesday but a top official said it is expected to intensify and approach "super-cyclone" status as it bears down on neighbouring American Samoa and the Cook Islands. Olaf lashed Savai'i, the main island of Samoa, with winds of more than 200kph.

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Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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